Looking for pointers to old Control Data software

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Thu Jan 21 16:26:45 1999

On Thu, 21 Jan 1999, Tony Duell wrote:

> > > I've tried contacting the lastest version of CDC and they offer no help
> > > whatsoever. Even refused to allow me to release copies of any of their
> > > old manuals "for liability reasons." (don't get me started!)
> >
> > That makes me sooo mad....
> It makes me mad as well.
> Does anyone know a friendly lawyer? Is there any form of legal wording
> that can be used so that the company can't _possibly_ be held liable for
> anything? If not, then there needs to be ;-)

Haven't they already used that in the shrink-wrap license?

                                                 - don

> Of course I'm the sort of person who doesn't drag people into court for
> no good reason. I am quite happy to accept the normal English meaning of
> 'no support', 'sold as seen', 'parts or repair only', etc. I just wish
> the rest of the world would do the same.
> -tony

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